1. COLLECT. Create a paper copy of the contact information for your family and other important people/offices, such as medical facilities, doctors, schools, or service providers.
2. SHARE. Make sure everyone carries a copy in his or her backpack, purse, or wallet. If you complete your Family Emergency Communication Plan online at ready.gov/make-a-plan, you can print it onto a wallet-sized card. You should also post a copy in a central location in your home, such as your refrigerator or family bulletin board.
3. PRACTICE. Have regular household meetings to review and practice your plan.
(Click this link to download the Full FEMA Emergency Basic Preparedness Packet https://www.fema.gov/pdf/areyouready/basic_preparedness.pdf)
1. COLLECT. Create a paper copy of the contact information for your staff and other important people/offices, such as facility operations, upper management, or vendors that you may need services from.
2. SHARE. Make sure your staff knows where to find this information or has easy access to obtain it at any time. If you complete your Business Emergency Communication Plan online at ready.gov/business/implementation/emergency, you can print it out and post copies in central locations of your workplace, such as a bulletin board in the office, breakroom, and clock in area.
3. PRACTICE. Have regular staff meetings to review and practice your plan.
To assemble your kit, store items in airtight plastic bags and put your entire disaster supplies kit in one or two easy-to-carry containers such as plastic bins or a duffel bag.
A basic emergency supply kit could include the following recommended items:
Now, the CDC has recommended people include additional items in their kits to help prevent the spread of coronavirus or other viruses and the flu.
Consider adding the following items to your emergency supply kit based on your individual needs: